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Utility Operator Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$36,127 (USD)

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Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Utility Operator is $36,127 a year and $17 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for an Utility Operator is between $27,087 and $43,626. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates and controls barkers, saws, edgers, planers, trimmers, and chippers in sawmill to relieve other operators during rest and meal periods, emergencies, and vacations: receives assignment to operate specific machine from supervisor, sawmill.
  • Moves levers, turns handwheels, depresses pedals, and pushes console buttons to activate machines and to observe, rotate, and move logs and boards on conveyors and adjustable tables to shape boards for optimum market value.
  • Changes cutting blades, adjusts machines, and clears machine jams, using handtools.
  • Lubricates and cleans machine parts.
Utility Operator Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 48,450

Estimated population of Utility Operator jobs: 555

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


Education data not available for this job


Utility Operator Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Horizontal Drilling Bore Operator/Locators - Relocation to California
Feb 13
Omaha, NE, USA
Local Specialty Construction Company
... utilities - Has NO prior utility accidents - Can travel (hotel provided by company, if more than 50 miles from home) - Is a Team player - Looking for growth within company - Is a Fast learner ...
Operator - BSW/Drops - Omaha, NE
Jan 18
Omaha, NE, USA
TelCom Construction
We're looking for Underground Utility Construction Operators who are ready to roll up their sleeves and who want to make a difference by building tomorrow's Utility Infrastructure. We are currently ...
Equipment Operator
Feb 15
Omaha, NE, USA
Melvin Sudbeck Homes
Operator will be supporting: Home Building Crew, Grading and Demo Crews, Pipe Crews, Concrete Crews, and Snow Moving. Compensation based on experience. Company Description Omaha company looking for ...
Utility Working Forman/Supervisor
Jan 30
McCook, NE, USA
BSB Construction, Inc
Experience operating a variety of heavy equipment and a Boring Machine a must. * Good people and managing skills necessary. * GPS Trimble experience a must. * Good communication skills for company ...
Machine Operator
Jan 10
Wakefield, NE, USA
Michael Foods
Has a proficient understanding, demonstration and commitment, to the Level I checklist. (attach copy of original checklist of operator level I) * Follows all LOTO for safe operation. * Demonstrates ...
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